Lara Wollington (born March 30, 2003)  is a British child actress who played Matilda.


West End

  • Shrek the Musical as Standby (Young Shrek and Dwarf)
  • Matilda the Musical as Matilda
  • Gypsy as Baby Louise
  • The Secret Diary of Adrian and Mole as Pandora


  • The BFG as Sophie (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)


  • Florrie's Dragon's as Florrie 
  • Big Brother's Little Mouth as Child housemate 
  • 64 Zoo Lane as Lucy 
  • Wanda and the Alien as Wanda 


  • Young, High and Dead as Sammy Taylor 


  • Lara Wollington
    Lara had the second longest run out of all of the Matilda girls so far (after Abbie Vena), having started August 25, 2012 and finishing on September 29, 2013.
  • Lara has a younger brother named Zac. 
  • Lara is a member of the Spirit Young Performers Company and is a member of their Elite Musical Theatre team.  
  • Lara is from Enfield, London.  
  • During her time in Matilda: Lara performed "Naughty" for Friday Night is Music Night on BBC Radio 2; performed "Quiet" after the Olivier Award nominations; appeared as a judge on Junior Masterchef and performed a four girl Naughty at the Olivier Awards at Piazza Square.